About Legal Sea Foods
Legal Sea Foods is an American restaurant chain of upscale casual-dining seafood restaurants operating in seven Eastern states and the District of Columbia, though most are in the Greater Boston area. The company was founded by George Berkowitz who opened the Legal Cash Market grocery store in 1950 in Cambridge, Massachusetts and he opened the first restaurant next door to the market in 1968. The current company headquarters is located in Boston and as of August 6, 2014, the group operates 35 restaurants. Legal Sea Foods also operates an online fish market and ships fresh fish anywhere in the contiguous United States, as well as a retail products division.